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Definition of "workable" []

  • Capable of being worked, dealt with, or handled. (adjective)
  • Capable of being put into effective operation; practicable or feasible. See Synonyms at possible. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "workable" in a sentence
  • "Mr Bartlett says he will announce what he describes as a workable arrangement for his minority Labor Government in the next 12 to 24 hours."
  • "Trying to use the law to make a failed model workable is a waste of time, even if UK politicians such as Mandelson are apparently corrupt enough to do their bidding, what they're asking for won't actually work."
  • "Making the situation workable is two-fold: It's helpful if the blind person tells the 911 dispatcher that a guide dog will be in the home, and if the dispatcher tells the blind person the name of the police officer who will be responding to the call."